MAN Condoles Late Former Rector’s Family
BY GBOGBOWA GBOWA
The Management of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria has commiserated with the family of it’s former late helmsman, Engr. Olu Akinsoji, who passed on to eternity recently.
In a condolence letter signed by the Rector of the institution, Commodore Duja Emmanuel Effedua (Rtd), he expressed grief on behalf of the entire Academy Community over the loss noting that until his death, the deceased was a very dependable resource to the maritime industry and beyond.
The Rector recalled the cherished moments with the deceased during his period as a member of the defunct MAN Interim Management Committee (IMC) and invaluable contributions made towards the development of the Academy.
“It is a testament, that we, as a community, stand united in grief yet cherishing the legacy he has left behind, from his days and times as the Academy’s Administrator and a member of the defunct MAN Interim Management Committee (IMC)”, he stated.
The Rector therefore urged members of the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that his positive imprints would forever be cherished and appreciated. The deceased widow, Mrs. Akinsoji who was happy to receive the members of the Academy in her Abeokuta home, thanked the Rector for condoling with them during their period of grief.
She said that her late husband was a kind hearted, hardworking, caring and disciplined man who was passionate about his profession, and thanked God for his life and prayed the Lord to grant his soul, eternal rest.